Archive for the ‘fun’ Category

I never cease to be amazed at the creative applications made possible by the openess of the Internet. Case in point is the site My Cool Signs.Net. They take words or phrases of your choice and write them using letters that appear in photographs on Flickr. Simple and fun. Near as I can tell, they […]


I found a fun little piece about “The Public Transit Projects That Should Have Been” over on io9, the science fiction site run by Gawker Media. There is no economic analysis, but a couple of the proposals (and their “artist’s conception” illustrations) are fun and there are some nice links to historical background information. In […]


One of my favorite science fiction authors from back when I read science fiction was Norman Spinrad. His book of short stories, The Last Hurrah of the Golden Horde, made a lasting impression on my 15-year-old self, partially because it included generous helpings of sex and drugs along with wild flights of imagination. But another […]